Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ellen Tauscher Urges U.S. Senate to Ratify the CTBT

Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security of the U.S., Ellen Tauscher, explained the benefits of the U.S. ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty at a recent arms control conference in New York. Continue reading

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Safety Net Programs vs. Entitlement jargon: What’s in a name? Everything…

Since When did we start calling Medicare and Social Security “entitlement” programs? Have wordmeisters like Frank Luntz and Karl Rove hijacked the language to undermine Medicare and Social Security? It seems that way. Let’s start using the proper terms for … Continue reading

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